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Posted on: February 16, 2017

Nampa Police investigating a possible child enticement

Nampa Police investigate possible child enticement


On Jan. 20, just before 9 a.m., a vehicle approached a child walking to Lake Ridge Elementary School in the City of Nampa.  The driver of the vehicle asked the child if they needed a ride to school. When the child refused the ride, the driver got out of the vehicle and asked the child a second time.  The child did not accept the ride and quickly ran to their school where this information was relayed to school staff.

 

The vehicle description was a smaller white pickup, like a Ford Ranger, with a white topper.  The driver was described as a 20's white male, approximately 5'8", with short-combed blonde hair, clean shaven, brown eyes, wearing a white t-shirt and missing a front tooth.

 

The Nampa Police Department urges parents to speak with their children concerning the risks of people offering rides to their children when they are walking even in the event of bad weather.  If your child walks to school have your child walk with other children, if possible.  If they are approached by a stranger offering a ride, do not respond, quickly leave the area and tell an adult.

 

The Nampa Police Department is continuing this investigation.  If the public has any information regarding this child enticement case please call Sgt. Jason Cantrell at 468-5610, Nampa Police dispatch at 465-2257 or Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS.

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